Greek and Roman Mythology

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May 17, 2002 - June 21, 2022
6 Sessions
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 PM ET

This course is an introduction to Greek and Roman Mythology. We will look at the myths and mythological figures of ancient Greece and Rome and discuss various myths depicted through literature, poems, and film. Participants will leave with an understanding of why mythology is consistently popular, how those myths resonate with our everyday life, and their impacts on society. During this process, we will explore and deepen our understanding of Greek and Roman culture, and the ways those myths have influenced popular stories and fairy tales.

Johns Hopkins Tuition Remission Policies
Current and retired full-time Johns Hopkins faculty and staff, as well as their spouses or domestic partners, are eligible for tuition remission. Eligibility details can be found here.

After registration, tuition remission eligibility will be confirmed by the Odyssey registrar. If eligibility cannot be confirmed, you will be required to pay full tuition for the course. Under the terms of the University’s remission program, Hopkins employees must withdraw in writing at least five working days before the first class to receive a 100% refund. No partial refunds are given to JHU employees and affiliates. All other participants should review the JHAA Event Cancellation and Refund Policy

Session One May 17, 2022 - May 17, 2022   06:30:00 PM - 07:30:00 PM

Theogony - Birth of the Gods

Session Two May 24, 2022 - May 24, 2022   06:30:00 PM - 07:30:00 PM

Zeus and Hades

Session Three May 31, 2022 - May 31, 2022   06:30:00 PM - 07:30:00 PM

Poseidon and Athena

Session Four June 7, 2022 - June 7, 2022   06:30:00 PM - 07:30:00 PM

Hermes, Apollo, and Artemis

Session Five June 14, 2022 - June 14, 2022   06:30:00 PM - 07:30:00 PM

Hera, Demeter, Hestia

Session Six June 21, 2022 - June 21, 2022   06:30:00 PM - 07:30:00 PM

Hephaestus, Ares, and Aphrodite

ABOUT Haider Ali

Haider is a lover of classical languages who works as a Data Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton. His work is a mixture of Business Process Analysis, Project Management Support, Governance, and a little bit of organization design. He is deeply passionate about Classical Mythologies and has a degree in Classics too. He loves telling people about these incredible stories that existed in the past and how they are related to the current world. He's worked as a teacher for Baltimore County Public Schools and a Teaching Assistant for Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Program. When not working, you will probably find him in a gym or watching movies. He also writes movie reviews for different sites. He spends some of my free time studying different mythologies and learning more about different languages and cultures. 

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 Event Date
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
6:30pm EDT

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
7:30pm EDT

1-800-JHU-JHU1 (548-5481)

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